Luther Myrick

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, March 2, 2005

Mr. Luther Myrick, 41, of 100 Dover Ct., died Feb. 24, 2005 at his residence.

He was a native of Southampton Co. He was the son of Margaret D. Myrick and the late Luther Myrick Sr. Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 28, 2005 in Crocker Funeral Home Chapel. The interment will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Crocker Funeral Home, Suffolk, is in charge of arrangements.

Frank C. Owens Sr.


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On the evening of Feb. 25, 2005, God opened his Heavenly gates and dispatched his angels to Obici Hospital where Frank Carlton Owens, Sr., 86, of the 3000 block of Manning Road was resting.

Carlton, as he was known by family and friends accepted his call to go home with God.

He was born Dec. 15, 1918 in Nansemond County.

He retired after 17 years of service for Planters Peanuts.

Carlton was a member of Gethsemane Baptist Church where he served faithfully as a deacon, usher and Sunday School teacher.

He was also a dedicated member of the Nansemond Isle of Wright Sunday School Union.

Carlton served his country in the U.S. Army and was a veteran of World War II.

He leaves to cherish his memory, his devoted and loving wife for 55 years, Doris Owens of Suffolk; one son, Frank C. Owens, Jr. (Linda) of Suffolk; three sisters, Ruth Jackson of Baltimore, Md., Mary A. Davis of Suffolk and Allene Griffith (William) of Baltimore, Md.; one granddaughter, Erin V. Owens of Suffolk; one grand daughter-in-law, Gina Smith (Reginald) of Portsmouth; two great-grandchildren, Virgilio Wilson and Danilo Wilson; and a host of other relatives and friends.

A funeral service will be held noon Thursday at Gethsemane Baptist Church, 1656 Copeland Road, Suffolk. The Rev. Nathaniel Scates will officiate. The interment will be at Carver Cemetery in Suffolk.

A wake service will be held from 7 to 8 pm, Wednesday at Crocker Funeral Home, 900 E. Washington St., Suffolk.

Family and friends will assemble at 3040 Manning Road one hour prior to the service for the procession to the church.

Metropolitan Funeral Service, Granby St. Chapel, is in charge.

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